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    November 23, 2012
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and use the lysol no touch hand soap for 10 times more protection with each wash. this season, a good offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health. stores are filling up fast here in san francisco as those early bird black friday shoppers search for bargains. we'll show you the mad rush to get inside one place. and we have team coverage this morning of the black friday shopping rush. our ktvu cameras are at several packed bay area shopping mals this morning. and thanksgiving violence, gunfire out of san rafael nightclub. we have new information from the scene.
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also it just happened hours ago, a deadly shooting in oakland, why this kills is considered especially tragic. mornings on 2 starts now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. good morning, welcome to friday, it's november 23rd. i'm dave clark. >> and i'm claudine wong in for tori campbell today. happening right now we want to take you to shops centers, with people trying to get their hands on black friday deals. and he's been with shoppers since 4:30 this morning and alex is it still crazy out there. >> reporter: it's calmed down a little bit. it was those early bird black friday shoppers who want to come down early and get the deep discounts but you can see right now the streets here, market street obviously filling up fast, a lot of people coming down here, their hands full of
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shopping bags already, they scooped up a lot of those early bird deals out here. let me show you what we saw early this morning, a chaotic scene out here, take a look. hundreds of people crowded the entrance to the aber crombie and pitch store. people had been lining up trying to take advantage of a big sale. and the store was packed after that. many shoppers say they're finding deep discounts for a lot of the stores in san francisco and one man drove down here early this morning from napa. >> definitely worth the trip, definitely. hour drive, not a big deal. 4:00 a.m., get up, get it done, go home and relax. >> reporter: kind of fun, too right. >> yeah, it's an experience. >> reporter: many of the stores here in san francisco opened up
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at midnight including macy's and old navy. and means the shoppers have been hunting for those deals all throughout the night. many people told me they just didn't sleep. if you're planning to do shopping, there's a lot of people up early this black friday. if you're planning to do shopping here, not a bad time to come and do it. live this morning, in san francisco, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. there's the brand new outlets in livermore that have been very busy. full bags coming out of that out let mall. hundreds of people waited in line overnight to get in there. it is the bay area's newest shopping mall and it is enjoying a lot of success. look at starbucks, also very important when you're shopping. the outlets opened at midnight and they are going to stay open until late tonight. your time 7:04.
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bargain hunters got an early start to black friday shopping as well in east bay. they weren't playing around. this is a scene at the target store in dublin, shoppers rushed the doors when target opened up at 9:00 last night. the store opened three hours earlier than they did last year. and for the first time, sears rolled out its black friday deals at 8:00 p.m. thanksgiving night. in oakland people were lining up as early as 4:30 yesterday afternoon. they wanted to go after 50-inch tvs for 300 bucks. take a look at these lines, the great mall in milpedas stretched for miles. it opened up at midnight and they are going to stay open
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until 10:00 tonight. in other news this morning, forensic investigators spent the night scouring the parking lot outside a san rafael parking lot where a festive night erupted at gunfire. elaine. >> reporter: the two men are facing weapons charges and actually there were several weapons found on scene out here. now that it's daylight you can see one of the weapons, a shotgun, and you can see the weapons magazine. the violence started with a fight inside club 101 and several shots were fired outside the club just before 1:00 a.m. two men were shot. those men were transported to the hospital and one man is in serious condition and the other is set to be released. right now police are trying to determine if and how two other men were involved. >> we basically were able to lock down the entire parking lot. fortunate enough there was only a few areas of egress out of the parking lot so we were able to lock it down quickly and identify most of the people. we don't believe very many people would have gotten out after the shooting. >> reporter: club 101 described
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itself as the hottest nightclub. they told us there was another shooting back here in 2008. that shooting was fatal. he said that was the last time the club had any serious problems. back out here live, you can see several shattered car windows. there's bullet holes in some of the businesses out here and there's so much evidence to collect and that's why it could take several hours before police reopen the parking lot. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. oakland has reached a grim milestone, the 111th homicide of the year is now in the books. that's more than all of last year. this latest shooting happened just before 2:00 a.m. on willow street in west oakland. no one is in custody. and a memorial service will be held for a campbell man shot to death during an attempted carjacking. rory park petford was killed
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after suspects fled a crime scene. the memorial will be held at 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. at darlene fisher memorial in campbell. time is 7:07. we're going to shift gears. we're going to go back to tara. now you're talking about a sig alert. >> this is true. if we look at the maps we can show you exactly where this is going on. we have about three lanes that are actually shut down right now. and this is due to an accident, looks like a vehicle has overturned, so three lanes blocked. they have one lane open. a palo pal low toe fire is -- palo alto fire is on the scene and there is an ambulance on the scene. this is right at embarcadero road, san antonio avenue. just be aware there's only one lane open. we're going to look at the bay bridge toll plaza where you can
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see traffic moving nicely into san francisco. at highway 24 through lafayette, as you make your way through the tunnel looking good. >> tara, thank you and a very good morning. sunrise over the city, a few high clouds and a little bit of patchy fog. it tends to pop up around 6 and 8 and burn off around 9. it can be great visibility and lousy visibility. cold readings inland, it's going to be another nice day. a few high clouds, mostly sunny, mild to warm, running a little bit above average on the afternoon highs. the weekend not much change. fog might be increasing, though as we get easterly breeze from the delta, and next rain would be looks like maybe late next wednesday, more likely thursday and maybe all the way into saturday or sunday, could be wet. forecast models are definitely
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on board. but that's not until next week. a lot of high clouds in the north, generally speaking it's the fog. get rid of both of these, it will be sunny side up. it's the inland fog, not the coastal fog and that's what we're dealing with because of the recent rain. no here for a while as we just talked about. plenty of cloud cover, that's portland and seattle. for us the higher clouds moving through the northern part of the state, through lake county and a few here. 30s and 40s. fairfield, san rafael, napa have seen palo alto at 39 degrees. san jose 41, not far away. 39. there are a few there. after we start ramping up and warming up, temperatures will be close to the mid- to upper 60s. mostly sunny, high clouds to the north, overall that patchy fog is in place, a couple hours of that and you can see visibility for about zero for a few in spots.
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65 in brentwood. and 170, we talked about gilroy, and and men low park and mountain view. a little cooler on monday and increasing clouds on tuesday. dave. the suspect has been identified as 24-year-old duncan phillips, accused of robbing a woman inside her apartment. police believe he stole a car belonging to the woman's friend. they are looking for a 2004 ford taurus of w a california license plate number of 6pkl1122. an investigation into a kansas drug ring. the me da see know coast residents are -- mendacino coast residents are accused of
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selling marijuana that raked in $17 million from 2005 to 2012. the trials are expected to be held in kansas city kansas. our time is 7:11 and believe it or not there was more violence along the border of gaza. what both sides are saying about how this is going to affect the cease fire. and it's been hit by dozens of tsunamis, how officials in crescent city are trying to tsunami proof their fort.
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. except for fog, it's going to be a nice day. temperatures starting off from 30s to 50s. mostly sunny, highs in the 60s. the cease fire in the middle east, it's still in place despite violence, as soon as the truce started. israeli soldiers killed a 20- year-old palestinian and
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wounded two dozen more this morning. a group of palestinian protesters came too close to a border fence. hamas has tried to pull crowds away signaling the deaths will not jeopardize the cease fire. and israeli police arrested suspects in a tel-aviv bond blast that injured two dozen people. it included an arab with israeli citizen ship. they're accuse of carrying out that bus bombing on wednesday just hours before the cease fire was declared. police say the bomb was set off by a cell phone. a boxer noted for his nickname is on the verge of dying. the family of former world champion hector macho camo chough is split on whether to -- camacho is split on whether to remove him from life support. some of the family members want to wait two more days and his father wants him off life
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support and his organs donated. nicholas is being questioned this morning about allegations involving alleged illegal campaign funding. the former president o of france was named a key witness when a judge asked him whether or not he took illegal campaign donations and took advantage of an 90-year-old heiress. and was told it would be passed on to the treasurer. a long-term budget plan for the region may take a while before there is an agreement. budget talks maven through the weekend because all 27 nations have the power to veto it. there does appear to be some sign of progress. cyprus is closer to reaching a multimillion dollar bail out.
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in overnight news, a mag tuesday 2.1 earthquake rattled new jersey last night. many people who live in south jersey took to social media to report feeling the rumble. the earthquake rattled new jersey as well just three weeks ago. space enthusiasts are anxiously awaiting a nasa announcement in san francisco next month.  nasa scientists say a rover sent to the planets mars has made an important discovery. curiosity has been taking samples of the mars air for months. they are staying low about the discovery, but everybody -- observers say they were to find organic findings. scientists are going to reveal their discovery at a science conference in san francisco in two weeks. time is 7:17, mexico's
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president wants to change the country's name. felipe wants to change it to just mexico. while the full name is rarely used he says they do not need to imitate the united states. they gained the name in 1884 after winning independence from spain. there is a controversy about a nativity scene and the courts are getting done. the district court judge has sided with the city to remove a nativity scene that's been at a park for years. a are group of atheists flooded the city with applications to put up their own displalays. >> if you keep caving to this hate speech and i'm going to call it that for the first time, you know, hate speech includes the hatred of the christian message and there is a war on christmas.
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>> while the city of santa monica says the displays are creating too much paperwork and they call it a hazard to the park. plans are underway for what's being called nothing but a party from people going to southern california and las vegas. the company is closer to putting a party train on the tracks after a conditional agreement with union pacific railroad last week. it would feature a lounge, tvs and a private car for bachelor parties. a ticket would be $99 each way and would include food and drinks more changes could be coming to downtown walnut creek. it is called the locust street specific plan and it focuses on underdeveloped land in that area. goals include adding a hotel, retail, office and residential space as well as more parking and public walking paths. your time is 7:19,
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secretary of defense, leon panetta is coming back to the central coast this weekend. he's the guest speaker tomorrow at the 300 anniversary of the caramel mission. it is the oldest residential dwelling in california. leon panetta owns a home in caramel valley. a small town is trying to build a tsunami resistant port. a 2011 magnitude nine earthquake in japan sank a boat in crescent city. 47 others were damaged and 2/3 of the harbor docks were destroyed. a stretch of the san francisco's o ocean beach is closed because of a sewage spill and could stay closed through the weekend. barricades are set up at the intersection near the great highway. heavy rain tuesday night overwhelmed a portion of the
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sewer main which caused an overflow onto beach. some people are ignoring the warning signs. >> mother nature has a way overcleaning itself up good. >> the public utilities commission wants three consecutive days of good water quality test results before the beach is officially reopened to the public. almost 50 female inmates in a pennsylvania prison have become sick from carbon monoxide poisoning. officials say it may have come from the heating ask air- conditioning system. the prison board is investigating. meantime an investigation is under way into the death of a 47-year-old inmate at the santa cruz county jail. he is the third inmate to die at the jail in the past few months. the cause of death isn't determined but the man was
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having withdrawal symptoms from drug use. we don't know his name. it hasn't been released yet but authorities say he had recently been arrested on a probation violation. wewe enjoyed a beautiful thanksgiving day here in the bay area. and now that thanksgiving is officially over, now we can focus on christmas and the big ginger bread display that will be unveiled this weekend. and here's a look at your traffic. we have a major incident and sig alert on the peninsula. we'll give you details about it. definitely could impact the traffic today.
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. 11,000 people or so packed the harold square for the midnight opening of macy's flag ship store and despite the huge crowds that were packed in front of that store, shoppers
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stayed relatively calm as those doors opened for the black friday sales. more than 800 macy's stores across the country are going to stay open for 23 straight hours for black friday madness. time now 7:24. u.s. soldiers half a world away in afghanistan still celebrated thanksgiving. they had a traditional roast turkey feast. they had ham and rib eye steaks, mashed potatoes, corn and greens i'm getting hungry all over again and topped off the meals with festive cakes and pies. the u.s. and coalition forces are getting ready to pull their troops out of afghanistan by 2014. you're probably getting ready for christmas now that thanksgiving is over. you may want to pop into the fairmont san francisco hotel tomorrow and get a look at the life sized gungier are bread
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houses there. 22 feet tall, this one has thousands of home baked, it will be unveiled at 11:00 a.m. visitors will be greeted with complimentary refreshments and holiday music. we are following major traffic news for you this friday and tara moriarty watching that for us. what's going on. >> we have a sig alert on the peninsula, in palo alto and it got worse. we have three lanes blocked. this is a solo vehicle crash. they say that these lanes will be closed for up to six hours. a chp patrol car has overturned and the officer does need to be taken to the hospital. looks like a female driver. that's all we know at this point. but three lanes blocked u.s.
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101 northbound at the san antonio avenue and embarcadero road exit. be aware of that. six hours is a long time. and the bay bridge toll plaza, you see traffic flowing into san francisco. and coming in for berkeley looking good as you make your way toward the mcarthur maze here's steve. low 50s, for others it's cold, upper 30s. gilroy 39, upper 30s around concord and livermore but a beautiful shot of the golden gate bridge, a few high clouds drifting down from the north, patchy fog as well. north and east bay. some of the visibility can be awful. once it burns off, it will be a hazy day. it's a dry forecast probably until next wednesday night, then looks like rain coming in next week. not today. some of the higher clouds,
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susanville, redding, red bluff and a couple make it down here. fairfield, napa, and san jose is at 41. redwood city 41. the jet stream is up to the north and it's going to stay there a while. after that patchy fog burns off, that will probably be it being the fog on the increase as we go into the weekend, but 60s, low toe mid-days very short but with an easterly breeze. more in ten minutes. 7:37, we've been telling you since 4:30 this morning, people are up. the malls are packed on this busy shopping day. however, some of the store workers are sending out an angry message on this black friday.
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time now 7:30. we're starting with breaking news on the peninsula. ktvu's tara moriarty is in our traffic center. we have a big problem, so where is it and what happened. we have an overturned patrol car on 101 in palo alto and three lanes of traffic will be shut down for up to six hours. we have just received that word that one person has been killed in this collision and the patrol officer has been taken to the hospital. now, this is on 101 northbound at the ekg -- embarcadero road
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exit. the officer has been brought to the the hospital. the number one lane is open, but two, three, and four closed. this will be closed up to six hours. we are encouraging folks to take 280 instead. let's head back to the desk. we'll check back with you more on that. meantime, a san jose fire captain was rushed to the hospital after being badly hurt in a accident last night. live with information on that, and to tell us how many people were left homeless by this. >> reporter: i just spoke so one of the neighbors and one of the people had just moved in a couple days ago. it's near lee and fruitdale. you can see the damage. there's not a roof on there anymore. the fire started about 8:20 last night on willow leaf drive. some relates heard explosion
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and came outside to see flames shooting from the roof. it quickly escalated to three alarms. and firefighters attacked from the inside but had to move outside when the roof partially collapsed on a fire dap taken. that fire -- captain. the fire captain is a 16 year veteran and is supposed to be having more tests run this morning at the hospital. >> he looked pretty palpal. we're all kind of breathing a sigh of relief when we have, you know, when we can at least go visit him and he's still alive and everything. looks like it should recover. >> four town home units were destroyed by the water and flames. 18 people including families with children and pets were displaced but the red cross came in to help them last night. firefighters say that somebody told them they had started a
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fire in the fireplace but at this point it's unknown if that's the cause. we're being told by a fire captain that they are calling this accidental. no power or water shortages expected after a major power plant fire in orrville in butte county. we're told it's mostly affecting the four underground floors at that plant. firefighters tried several times to put the flames out but it was too dangerous so they're letting it burn itself out. your time, 7:33 and a week long wait finally ended for people who camped out at best buy's across the bay area. that was the scene in emeryville when the doors opened at that best buy at midnight. many people who lined up said they were trying to get their
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hands on a 40-inch television for 180 bucks and a laptop for 200 dollars. >> when you get in there, you get in and out. >> the electronic giants offered discounts on phones, ipadsings video games and dvds. retailer experts say there could be a smaller turn out as many people may be shopping the online black friday deals. and they predict online sales will go up 18% as more brick and mortar stores are putting their deals online. workers at bay area wal- mart stores say they will walk off the job during the big holiday rush. this is a video from maryland where wal-mart workers off the job as shoppers were ready to go inside the store. right now they're holding a march there. southeasterly of -- southeasterly of -- several of the protests are planned at wal-
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marts in the bay area. some shoppers say they'll support the workers, others say they'll go in and shop. >> if they walk out, i'm not going to shop until they settle. you can bet that. >> picketers are planning to protest outside the sam's club stores in antioch and pleasanton pleasanton. tensions ran high on black friday shoppers in indianapolis. an angry outburst, one that prompted the police to respond at a k mart tore. we won't have the final numbers until next week but roads have it turned dangerous at the start of the holiday season. two men died when they crashed into another vehicle wednesday night in clear lake oaks. three people were injured. the driver did suffer critical injuries and the girl was air lifted to uc davis medical center but has been released. the former school board
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president in maraga is talking publicly about resigning 24 hours after being reelected. dexter was elemented on september 7th and he said his decision was a painful and personal one. he did bow out of a closed door meeting to discuss a lawsuit filed by a former student, cristin is suing the district for alleging failing to stop years of sexual abuse by two teachers in the 1990s and two of his relatives spoke out on behalf of one of canane's abusers. new information, with a story we've been telling you about on e fremont. pg&e has been trying to get a downed power line near mission san jose high school. pg&e just told us moments ago
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there are now only five customers without power. at one point, 228 customers were in the dark without power. however, pg&e is hoping to have the power on for everybody by 9:30 this morning. now, they're telling us the wait could be as long as 5 this evening. we'll keep an eye on what pg&e is doing out there. local fans of controversial commode yan cat williams say they've become the punch line of his jokes. >> that's the comedian cat williams booing the audience. this is at the oracle arena last saturday night. some of the people there joined a class action lawsuit. they're accusing him of bizarre behavior, including confronting a lechler, trying to fight and
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leaving the stage after 10 minutes of the show. the lawsuit says audience members deserve to get the money back and they have named cat williams and the promoter live nation in the lawsuit. there's been no comment from either of the defendants. ktvu's annual one warm coat drive begins this morning and you can drop off a new or gently used coat at four locations, san francisco's ferry building, bay street in emeryville and san jose's santana row. familiar faces will be on hand at each site and we'll have more on that campaign coming up at 8:45. let's go back to tara moriarty. a major sig alert on the peninsula. what's the latest. most lanes of 101 northbound will be shut down for six hours as they conduct their investigation. let's look at chopper 2. this involved a chp patrol car near
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the embarcadero off ramp. and you can see all the fire trucks just to the left of that is the car that flipped over. it's an suv and apparently one in that vehicle did die as a result of this collision. another person was taken to the hospital. you can is sort of see the car right there, chopper can zoom in on that car for me. you can see that this car is facing the wrong direction as you get off the off ramp, so we don't know exactly how this accident happened. we do know that the chp officer was injured. as far as why the chp officer is so far away from the actual car, we don't know exactly how this all unfolded but we can tell you that it is impacting traffic. three lanes are shut down right now. one lane only is open at this hour, and you can see it's causing quite a back up. chp, caltrans are advising ruth.
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please avoid 101. take 280 instead as a result because look at n this is really quite a nightmare and from what we understand, this investigation could go on for another five hours. you're definitely looking at some back up. take 280 and we'll keep you posted if we learn anymore information about the chp officer involved in this incident, what type of injuries they suffered and exactly how this all happened. we can take a live look at o 101 in san jose. we have traffic flowing nicely there. no problems to report. we're going to head back over to steve, 7:40. thank you. very good morning, patchy fog around, cold for some, mid, upper 30s closer to the coast, a little east wind means more 50s, a big difference in the lows, yet high temperatures will be close. i tell you the end of next week is look very very wet. this weekend looks very very good. mostly sunny, nice to warm,
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patchy fog around. i think that will be increasing over the weekend. overall, very similar today to what we had yesterday and also into the weekend. changes start early next week with a cool down. rainfall has been good. a little break in the rain but santa rosa is almost 100 percent. the city, san jose says 61. and areas close you can find double. take that with a grain of salt. more rain on the way. today, though, looks good except for a few high clouds and that patchy fog. nights and new orleans, about 9:00 it starts to burn off, but the temperature, the dew point come together, condensation occurs when they're 48, 48, you get that fog coming in, more likely like 39 and 40. a few high clouds clipping the northern part of the state, mendocino, lake county, and even low 40s down toward san
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jose. there's a chill in the morning air. higher clouds to the north, lots of sunshine, patchy fog. temperatures running a little bit above average. should be around 61 to 65 and closer to 64 to 70. and walnut creek, danville, pittsburgh, also oakland, everyone's close. 70 gilroy. santa claire, 68, everybody's in there along with daly city. and a little cooler monday, clouds increase tuesday. the power play in egypt, the emergency decree just declared. plus it was swept out to sea by superstorm sandy, why officials say they want to leave it there.
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dough doing well, up 108 points, it's only going to be open for another couple of hours because of black friday, but it looks like holiday shopping off to a great start and that is making traders happy. we have breaking news from palo alto. we've been telling you about this. a chp patrol car flipped over after a crash on northbound 101. these are live pictures from news, this is happening near the embarcadero off ramp. one person has died in this crash. a chp officer has been hurt. if you're driving in the area, expect major delays. it may be as long as six hours
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in this area. ktvu has a crew headed to the scene. we're going to bring more live information from the scene in a couple minutes. china is stepping into the middle east conflict as israel and pilsen yan works to -- palestinian works for a truce. china says it is supporting the bid to upgrade the status at the united nations. the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide car bombing in eastern afghanistan. two people were killed, 60 others hurt, they say it was in attack to the response o of the recent execution of four taliban prisoners at the afghan cease government's main detention center. new violence breaking out across egypt this morning, the information coming in about clashes between o opponents ask supporters of the new egyptian
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government. the critics of the new leader are angry that he gave himself sweeping new powers and they're fearing he will now become a dictator. more than a dozen people have been injured in the fighting there today. egypt's president is winning praise, though, from around the world for helping to negotiate the new cease fire in the middle east. now president mohammed morsi has a powerful decree. >> all decisions the president has made since taking office in june and until a new constitution are adopted are not subject to appeal in court or any other authority. >> as we told you there are critics to what we just did. they're saying the president is quickly moving towards becoming a dictator. threatening comments to assassinate president obama led to one florida police
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detectives resignation. sam kovisto reportedly told his colleagues colleagues if an order came down to kill the president, he wouldn't mind being the guy. he said his comments have been blown out of proportion but he had planned to retire in five months anyway. lobbyists are reaching out to lawmakers to protect their interests in the fiscal cliff negotiations. advocates, ask for the defense are fighting spending cuts and companies that make medical devices are trying to stop new taxes from going into effect on their products due to the new health care law. a package of tax increases and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff will take effect in january unless congress can balance the budget. time now, 7:49. police near seattle say a drunk driver ran over two holiday p shoppers last night at the a wal-mart. one o -- one of those victims
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was pinned beneath the suv. her injuries so severe she was air lifted to a trauma center. the driver a 71-year-old person was arrested on charges of vehicular assault. police say they did smell alcohol on his breath. the black friday rush also got off to an ugly start in indianapolis. there was an angry rant and security was called in after an angry rant inside a kmart store last night. they were handed out $200 vouchers for plasma tvs and some of the shoppers began selling their vouchers to other people who did not wait in line. >> everybody started going crazy about it and cops got called in and it was a mad house. >> police did show up there and escorted the woman out of the store, but she was not arrested. there's a way if you want to watch the world series champion san francisco giants that you can do it for as little as $8.
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that's right. single game tickets go on sale in a little over two hours from right now. and you can buy those tickets online or or at the giant's dugout stores. by the way, exhibition games against the oakland a's in april will cost just $5. the u.s. postal service, you know, it's strapped for cash. they're trying to start it's same day delivery service just in time for the holiday season. the program is called metro post. now, beginning december 12th, san francisco will be the first city to test out this program that will provide same day delivery for an online purchase with with a 10-dollar delivery charge. if it works and is successful, this program may well expand to other big cities next year. a new jersey roller coaster knocked into the atlantic ocean by superstorm sandy may live on as a tourist attraction. a decision hasn't been made on whether or not to tear down the
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roller coaster. you can see it there sitting in the water. the coast guard is looking into weather it is stable enough to stay in the see because he believes tourists will come it see it. demolition crews have removed part of the town's damaged board walk. >> still ready to do this? more than a thousand volunteers from new jersey skipped their traditional thanksgiving in order to help people affected by sandy in staten island. they served warm meals to relief workers and families in need and visited the hardest hit areas of staten island bringing food and necessities to the victims. 7:51, a lot of people think you put a stop to your mail delivery or newspapers when you go out of town and there's a reason authorities are saying that may not be a good idea. and it is the black friday deal that is too good to be true, the fake offs claiming to be from target that you are going to want to avoid. here you go little man.
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. a common practice thought to keep burglars away when out of town is now just the opposite. residents put mail on hold when out of town but criminals may have gotten their hands on records from the contra costa times and could be using the information to target homes. there is an easy solution to put on hold to your newspaper delivery. >> make sure you have a neighbor who can bring your mail and newspapers inside. >> police are investigating to see how controversial information was compromised. turn your light on when you are away. and not leaving things out. there's word of a holiday offer circulating that you should stay away from. text messages offering thousand dollar gift cards for target
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and other major stores. they tell you to go to a web site to claim it and then you'll be asked to put in your address, your birthday and other personal information. >> that's where so many people get their personal information compromised. >> if target says by the way, they only send customers coupons to your phones. if you get any of those suspicious text messages, delete it right away. 7:55. we want to go right back out to tara because highway 101 a mess in the peninsula. we have the sig alert. >> that's right a fatal car crash happened an hour ago and a chp officer was involved. if we take a live look from chopper 2, you can see the scene here, a chp patrol car scratched up, as well as the gold color suv. two people suffered critical injuries, and another was killed. we're hearing reports that that suv flew off the offer ramp and
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we know the patrol car as you can see right here all smashed up, the officer hurt, minor injuries ask taken to the hospital. this is on 101 northbound at the ekg -- embarcadero road exit. the investigation team has been called out and they are saying that three lanes of traffic could be shut down for five more hours while they try to piece together the scene here. they are advising folks take 280 and you can see the traffic black backed up -- backed up for r miles ask there's only one lane open -- backed up for miles and there's only one lane open and. this will be in effect until 1. we have a look at 101 through san francisco, traffic is moving nicely. here's steve. except for patchy fog and a little cold for some, it's a nice day, similar to yesterday. pushing higher on the afternoon temperatures.
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looks good, some o. higher clouds, especially with a system to the north, not going to do much for us here. occasionally they drift by you can see in northern california, but no big deal. and inland, cold for some. that pattern will continue although we level it off the high temperatures which end up in the mid- to upper 60s. a little hazy because of the patchy fog. once that breaks off, not much of a breeze at all. and coming up at 8:10. we'll talk about the next rain. time 7:57. we're going to go back to the breaking news story we've been telling you about for the past 30 minutes. one person has died, a police officer has been hurt, a horrible highway crash in palo alto, and we're getting new information. stay tuned for it. black friday shoppers are up early and they are hitting the stores here in san francisco, the stores are packed this morning as folks look for those deals. we'll e show you what things
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looked like earlier this morning, a chaotic scene as folks piled into one story. their name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small.
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complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. good morning, welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm claudine wong in for tori campbell.
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>> and i'm dave clark. it's friday november 23rd. we're going to take you back to the breaking news we've been following for 30 minutes. at least one person has been killed in a major crash involving a chp vehicle on highway 101 in palo alto. this is causing major traffic problems as well. ktvu's tara moriarty is in our traffic center. what do you know now. traffic nightmare on 101 through palo alto right now. let's get straight to chopper 2 where you can see the scene here. this is people inside of a colored suv, we're zooming in on it right now. these people were involved in the crash off northbound 101 at the embarcadero road exit. two people from that car suffered critical injuries. another was killed. we also know that the patrol car which we're zooming in on right now, that officer involved somehow they were hurt and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. now, this investigation will take hours. the major accident investigation team has been called out and they're saying
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three lanes of traffic could be shut down for five more hours while they try to piece together what happened here. chp is advising folks take 280 instead and you can see how extensive this back up is right here. it goes for miles. that's because there's only one lane open, northbound 101 through palo alto. 8:01. let's head back to the desk. in the meantime, there's a lot happening elsewhere as we keep an eye on that story. black friday shoppers are out, they're crowding local shopping centers and for some people it's a tradition and others they're looking for deals. alex savage has been out since 4:30 this morning. tell us what's going on. >> reporter: we're seeing stores offering deep discounts, some places with sales up to 70% off and that has folks out in full force this morning, a lot of people taking advantage of the sales, especially the early bird sales and kicking
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off the holiday shopping season on this black friday. some people early this morning couldn't wait to get inside one store to snap up sale items. >> hundreds of people crowded the entrance of the aber r crombie and fith store. many shoppers say the earlier you come, the better deals you find. one woman told me she started right after finishes thanksgiving dinner. >> we been down here since 6:00 a.m., and seeing what sales they're having. we've been roaming around for a long time. >> reporter: you look like you're in a daze. >> my eyes are red and it's cold but it's all worth it. >> reporter: many o of the stores opened at midnight and a
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lot of the shoppers tell me they have been hunting for deals overnight. and westfield shopping center is unand running. -- up and running this morning. they opened at this morning. and it will be filling up with people later on today. the folks from westfield say in addition to the sales going on, there will be entertainment, circus ole doing performances trying to keep the black friday shoppers entertained while spending their money. ktvu channel 2 news. a live look at the paragon outlets, the new place in livermore, hundreds of people waited in line overnight. you're looking as we pan around, this is the bay area's newest shopping mall. it opened up just a few weeks ago. it's been busy out there, too. the outlet stores opened last night on thanksgiving. they're going to stay open until late tonight. and there were these east bay bargain hunters, got an
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early start to shopping. this was at the target store in dublin. as the doors opened at 9:00 last night. they opened three hours earlier than they did last year. many holiday shoppers are going to be wearing plaid in oakland today. it's part o of an event when asks shoppers to patronize local businesses instead of chain stores. the broadway shuttle is also going to be free. if you have to go to work today, you can get shopping in this weekend because tomorrow has been designated small business saturday. the event is organized by american express and customers who enroll their american express card and spend $25 or more at participating chants are going to get a 25-dollar credit. american express took part in small business saturday last year. time is 8:05, an active crime scene still exists in san rafael where there was an evernight shooting.
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two people were shot outside of a nightclub. lorraine blanco outside club 101. investigators are working on exactly what happened. lorraine. >> reporter: yes, they are. it was a chaotic scene in the san rafael parking lot early this morning. police tell us multiple shots were fired by multiple guns. and police are still looking for evidence. witnesses say the violence started with a fight inside club 101. it's located on west san francisco boulevard just off the 101 freeway. the conflict spilled out into the strip mall parking lot where two men were shot just before 1:00 a.m. the victims were transferred to marin general hospital. police have two men in custody. they're facing weapons charges. detectives are trying to determine if and how they were
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involved in this shooting. >> it's very difficult, you know, we're going to hope that somebody's going to come across and give us a statement. you know, we'll piece it together hopefully that it will tell a story. it's going to take some time obviously to put it together because there are many so many pieces of evidence. >> reporter: club 101 describes itself as marin's hottest nightclub. it plays last timein, hip hop and tech music. in 2008 one person was shot outside the club and that was the last time they had any problems. dollar tree was supposed to have black friday sales. police tell us the strip mall will be closed for several hours. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. new this morning the city o of oakland just reached a grim milestone. the 111th homicide of the year has been recorded. that's one more than all of last year. the latest shooting happened just about 2:00 this morning on
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willow street in west oakland. so far, no suspects have been arrested. policepolice officers in richmond investigating a second deadly shooting on the same block this week. the latest incident happened on 5th and barrett on the iron triangle. a man walked up to the victim sitting on a porch and shot the victim. another man was shot and killed just on tuesday. police say it doesn't appear to be a connection between the two cases. a memorial service will be held tomorrow for a campbell man shot to death during an attempted carjacking. rory park pettiford was killed outside a 7-eleven by suspects fleaing a crime scene that included four armed robberies. it would be held at 11:00 a.m. at darlene fisher memorial chapel in campbell. they are offering a reward leading to the arrest of a second suspect.
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technically we can say thanksgiving is over but the chp is still on maximum enforcement through sunday night. they've been more dui arrests here in the bay area this year than last year. the chp made 50 arrests wednesday. that compares to 39 just a year ago. around the state the number of dui arrests actually went down. 262 people arrested wednesday. that compares to 267 last year. your time now 8:08, we want to go back out to tara because we have major traffic problems on the peninsula because of that fatal accident. >> one person killed, three people injured, two of them critically. you can see the scene again. people inside this gold colored suv somehow if i would their car on northbound 101. two people from that suv injured, one killed, we also know that the patrol car which is under the overpass right here, that office hurt, taken to the hospital with minor
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injuries. this investigation is going to take many hours. the major accident investigation's team has been called out. they're saying three lanes of traffic will be shut down for five or more hours while they try to figure out exactly what happened. the chp is advising folks take 280 instead and you can see that this back up is pretty bad. it goes for quite a distance, some miles there and that's because there's only one lane open here. again, northbound 101 through palo alto. up next, we're going to take a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza where you can see a much different story. clear sailing into san francisco. and at another bay area bridge, the golden gate bridge, you can see a pretty shot there. no delays as you head into the city. 8:10, here's steve. patchy fog around, that will be increasing over the next couple of days. kind of late to the fog party but it popped up.
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a mild to warm pattern, a little bit above average on the high temps, but the lows go from 30s to 50s and highs in the mid- to upper 60s. fog will be increase from the valley. we're getting an easterly breeze. next rain wednesday or thursday and maybe a couple systems thursday into saturday. higher clouds thinning out staying north toward the north sacramento valley, mendocino valley, lake county. everything is north of the oregon border. finally rebounding off the morning lows which were cold for a few but a lot of 30s now and 40s. we'll end up with 60s. big difference in some of the lows level off. higher clouds look like they'll stay out of the picture until early next week. lots of sun. a little haze but patchy fog, that's not going anywhere. it disappears but it will be back late tonight and tomorrow. 60s coast bay inland, a few degree difference between all
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locations. 70 gilroy. and hill vehicles a little bit warmer and -- valley a little bit warmer and peninsula in the city, take your pick. not much change through the weekend, slight increase in some of the fog for the north and east bay and a little cooler monday, increasing clouds tuesday. time is 8:11. the former president of france is being investigated, what nicolas nicolas sarkozy is being accused of doing. and a battle between the city of santa monica and a holiday tradition. or
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. you are taking a live look at the scene above 101 northbound at embarcadero avenue exit where we have a tremendous amount of chp present and that is because of an accident, a fatal involving three people and a chp officer. one person was killed. two critically injured. a chp officer received minor injuries and you can see the back up is quite extensive here on 101 northbound through palo alto. we are advising 280 instead this morning otherwise you're going to be stuck in traffic for a fairly long time as you see just how many miles this goes back. 8:15, let's head back @ desk. the cease fire in the middle east is still holding despite the first act of violence since the truce. they wounded two dozen people
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this morning. the israeli's say a group of palestinian protesters came too close to the fence and they said the death will not jeopardize the cease fire. a tel-aviv bust blast injured two dozen people. and several west bank palestinians. they are accused of carrying out a bus bombing wednesday just hours before a cease fire was declared. police say the bomb was detonated by a cell phone. time is 8:15. former france president nicolas sarkozy being investigated accused of illegally using campaign money. yesterday he was named a key witness when a judge asked him if he took illegal campaign donations and took advantage of a 90-year-old heiress. the betancourt says she donated more than $92,000 in cash and was told it would be passed onto sarkozy's campaign treasurer; new this morning,
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european union talks have collapsed on a budget. any nation in the eu can veto the budget. there was one positive development, cyprus reached app multimillion dollar bailout after sustaining many losses due to greece's debt crisis. mexican president felipe calderon wants change the name to just mexico. hehe says he doesn't need to imitate the u.s. they adopted the name in 1824 after winning inspection from spain. a controversy in santa monica over a holiday nativity scene and the courts are getting involved now. a district court judge has sided with the city of santa monta in its bid to remove a nativity scene that's been at the park for 55 years.
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a group of atheists filed applications to put up their own displays. >> if you keep cave to go this hate speech and i'm going to call it that for the first time, you know, hate speech includes the hatred of the christian message. and there is a war on christmas. >> the city of santa monica says the displays are creating too much paperwork and it's a hazard to the park. plans are underway for what's being called a nothing but a party train. it goes for people going from southern california over to las vegas. the nevada company is one step closer to putting this party train on the tracks after a conditional agreement with union pacific railroad last week. the trains would feature a lounge, tvs and a private car for bachelor parties, a ticket would cost $899 each way and -- $99 each way and would include food and drinks. that train could be running by sometime next we're. time is 8:8, fans of outer
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space -- 8:18, fans are awaiting a trip from nasa, a rover has made an important discovery. it landed on mars earlier this year and is collecting samples of martian soil and air for three months. thatnasa is saying little about the discovery and observers say it was designed to find o organic molecules which are the building blocks of life. >> going to be rewriting the book discoveries if we see what we hope to find. >> those scientists will tell us their discovery in a scientific news conference in san francisco in just about two weeks. well a stretch overstrain's ocean beach is closed because of a sewage -- of san francisco's ocean beach is closed out of a sewage spill. heavy rains tuesday night into wednesday overwhelmed a portion of the sewer main which flowed
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onto the beach. some people however are ignoring the warnings signs. >> it will be okay. mother nature has a way of cleaning herself up real good. >> i don't like it. it looks ugly. >> the public utilities commissionments three consecutive days of good water quality tests before the beach is e reopened to the public. the time is 8:19, almost 50 female inmates have become sick from carbon monoxide moi sunning. it happened wednesday night when it leaked. officials say it may have been coming from the heating and air- conditioning system. the prison board is investigating. back here at home, an investigation continues into the death of a 47-year-old inmate at the santa santa cruz county jail. he's the 3rd inmate to die at that jail in the past 4 months. officials say a cause of death hasn't been determined yet but the man has been withdrawing from drug use. we don't e know his name yet. that hasn't been released but
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authorities say he recently was arrested on a probation violation. your time is 8:20 and last year's tsunami caused a big mess at a northern california port, the action officials in the crescent city area are taking to make sure it doesn't happen again. and we are looking at the weather, that's a beautiful friday morning. steve's coming back. he'll tell you how this black friday forecast will look, good or bad. a fatal accident on the peninsula involving a chp officer has practically shut down a major freeway, how to circumvent this collision.
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time now is 8:23, about 11,000 people packed new york city's harold square during the night for the midnight opening of macy's flag ship store. despite all of those people being there, you can see they were pretty calm. those doors opened for the black friday sales in new york city more than 800 macy's stores nationwide will be staying open for 23 straight hours for black friday sales. these folks this is a chicago area, crowds waisted now time rushing in for the mals in the illinois area. -- malls area. this is a scene from the woodfield mall. they were ready to go shopping.
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our time is 8:24. we are ready, we have to double check with tara moriarty, a major, major, horrible accident on the peninsula. what do you know now. >> reporter: it's practically shut down, the 101. it happened in palo alto just before 7 this morning and it's going to impact traffic until 1:00 this afternoon. these are some live pictures from the ground here. you can see all of the debris left over from the accident. people inside a cold colored suv somehow flipped their car on northbound 101 at the embarcadero road exit. two people were critically injured and one killed. we also know a patrol car was involved somehow. this is the front end of it. the backside is heavily damaged. one officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. there's the car right there with the door open. that's the one i want to point out. this investigation will take hours. the major accident investigation's team or mate has been called out.
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if we look at chopper 2, there are three lanes of traffic here that could be shut down for five hours while they try to piece together the scene. the chp is advising folks to take 280 and you can see the traffic back up for miles. that's because there's only one lane open here on 101 northbound through palo alto. definitely take 280 this morning. 8:25. let's head over to steve. thank you tara. we have nice weather here. we had it yesterday, a little bit of fog around. that will burn off quickly in the next half hour or 45 minutes, unless you're in the valley, it can be tough. it can be back tonight, tomorrow, and the weekend, lots of sunshine, mild to warm temps. range stays to the north except a few high clouds. temperatures running a little bit above average. a small town on california's north coast is planning to build a tsunami resistant port. we're talking crescent city.
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they're been hit by the waves of 34 tsunamis since 1934. that tsunami in 2011, it sank eleven boats in crescent city. that's the video of it. 47 others were damaged. 2/3 of the harbor's docks were destroyed. time is 8:26. where there's smoke, usually there's fire and why that fire is raising power concerns here in california. we're live in palo alto where there's been a major accident shutting down part of highway 101. it's left one person dead. we'll have the latest on the investigation. and black friday in full swing here in san francisco as shoppers head into stores looking for those deals today. we'll show you a chaotic scene as some of these stores opened early this morning when mornings on 2 continues. into their work,
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their name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors.
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and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small.
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time is 8:29. we're following breaking news about highway 101 in palo alto. a major crash. at least one person has been killed in a crash that also involves a chp patrol car. you just got there on the scene. what are you hearing, what are you saying. >> reporter: this involved three vehicles. there's only one lane of highway 101 in the northbound direction is open. three lanes are actually closed and this is because of the fatal accident that involved three cars including a chp vehicle. the white truck that you see down there under the overpass. somebody in that white truck was changing a tire and the chp
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officer stopped to help and for some unknown reason, a gold lexus traveling in the slow lane came up from behind, hit that chp car and then came all the way onto this off ramp. you can see from quite a distance, and it's facing the wrong way on the freeway. now six people were in that gold suv. two of them were eject asked -- ejected and one of them died. the person who died was a woman. the rest of the people were taken to the hospital. we know that two of them are suffering from critical injuries. the chp officer was also taken to the hospital. we're told that that chp officer has minor injuries. they're still waiting for an investigation team to come out here on the scene because it is quite a mess. there's a lot of debris here on the freeway. there's a lot of cars stopping and we know that traffic is just backed up for miles and miles. we're told that this could take four to five hours before the freeway can even open back up
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again so again, three lanes closed in the northbound direction near highway 101 and the embarcadero exit. only one lane open, the fast lane. a chp spokesperson just arrived on the scene so we're hoping to get more details later on in our newscast. reporting live, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. time is 8:31. a san jose fire captain is in the hospital and more than a dozen people have to find a new place to live after a major fire in san jose. this one started about 8:00 last night at this apartment building on willow leaf drive. the fire captain we're told suffered a concussion and a broken neck vertebrae after the roof collapsed and they're trying to figure out what caused the fire in the first place. one of the residents said they
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had lit a fire in the fireplace that may well have caused the roof to catch fire. no power, no water shortage is expected after a major power plant fire in oroville in butte county. this happened at the plant yesterday morning. mostly it affected the 4 underground floors of the plant. firefighters tried several times it put those flames out but because it was so dangerous, they decided to let it burn itself out. final traffic numbers aren't going to be released until next week but we are seeing a deadly start to the long holiday weekend. two lake county men died when they crashed into another vehicle wednesday night in the town of clear lake oaks. three people including a 12- year-old santa rosa girl were hurt. the driver suffered critical injuries but the girl was air lifted to uc davis medical center and has been discharged. power will not be restored to a e fremont neighborhood until 6:00 tonight. a utility crew has been working
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for hours to fix the downed line. it caused the outage and a small tree fire near mission san jose high school. at one time, 228 customers were without power but now only a handful in the dark. they had estimated they would restore full power by 9:00 and then it went to 5 and again it's 6:00 p.m. 8:33 happening right now, as we've been telling you since 4:30, the black friday shopsers are out, they are packing local shopping centers. alex savage is at the westfield mall in van. you've been there since 4:30 watching -- in san francisco. you've been there since 4:30 watching people. what's happening now. >> reporter: some of the people i'm talking to have been shopping throughout the night. some opened their doors at midnight. we're here inside westfield shopping center where you can see a pretty good crowd here. they opened the doors at 5. that means people have been
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doing a lot of shopping and you can see some people a bit tuckered out already, already on the sidelines taking a rest, having a seat before they start searching for deals. all of the stores at westfield shopping center up and rung. lots of these stores offering deep discounts this morning. people are hauling around shopping bags loaded with gifts and shoppers showed up early today and some of them tell me they have shelled lots of money. >> i'm disappointed with myself. >> reporter: you're already kicking yourself for spending too much money. >> i thought i would get a bunch of deals. it really isn't that good. >> reporter: and this was the scene early this morning as hundreds of people packed into this store here at westfield shopping center. they pushed through the doors as the place opened at 5. thee folks had lined up overnight to
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take advantage of a sale going on at the store. some people told me they started to head out doing their shopping after they finished up their thanksgiving meal last night and shopped throughout the night. as we come back out here live, inside westfield shopping center, things are filling up fast, and the westfield spokesperson says she expects things to get packed around 11 this morning. so if you want more of a relaxed black friday experience, if you can call it that, now is the time to do it. alex savage ktvu news. for some a week long wait finally ended for those who camped out outside of a bay area best buy store. >> that's what it was like around midnight when the doors opened at the best buy in emeryville. many of those who lined up said they were trying to buy a $180.40-inch tv and $200 laptop computers. workers at bay area wal-
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mart stores are planning to walk off the job during the big holiday shopping rush. >> this is new video in chicago where wal-mart workers walked off the job as shoppers were getting ready to go inside the store. similar protests are planned at wal-marts throughout the bay area today. employees say they want the company to pay better wagers and picketers are protesting in antioch pleasanton and concord. and san francisco live memorial church is serving the annual day after thanksgiving breakfast. yesterday thousands of people were treated to a delicious, warm, turkey dinner with all the traditional fixings. glide is serving more meals just to keep the holiday spirit going. the breakfast startinged at this morning. time is 8:37 and it has been a busy, busy, morning. we just heard from janene
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reporting on that in the peninsula. >> a fay that car crash that started out with a person changing a tire. a chp stopping to help them and someone hit the patrol car. these are live pictures. two people from a gold suv, gold suv slammed into the back of the patrol car and two people from the suv were ejected, two critically injured, one killed. the officer receiving minor injuries. if we pan to the right there, you can see traffic on 101 northbound at the embarcadero road exit extremely slow going. there's only one lane of traffic open at this point. three lanes shut down. the traffic is extending for miles, the back up here, so definitely take an alternate ruth this morning. we're advising -- route this morning, we're advising 280 instead. traffic is looking good in both directions here and along the east shore freeway, 80 westbound traffic on the west side of the screen and onto the
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bay bridge toll plaza good this morning. 8:38. here's steve. lots of sunshine today, very close to yesterday's high temperatures. 66, 67, 68, maybe a couple near 70 degrees. gillgilroy -- gilroy, a few high clouds around, we don't have to worry about anything, a lot of o 30s inland this morning, east breeze helping doing two things, bringing a little bit of the fog back in but keeping the coast in the inland areas. system is moving into the north but not a big deal. it will stay there until maybe wednesday of next week or thursday. today looks good. a dry forecast. watch out for the night morning fog. it is starting to includes over the next couple -- increase over the next couple of days. that's inland fog, not coastal fog. north bay, peninsula, some of the warmest. yesterday gilroy was 68. 70 today. nice at santa cruz.
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daly city and san mateo, and mild it warm into your weekend, about the same on sunday, could be a little cooler on monday. increasing clouds on tuesday. 6:39 and the -- 8389 and the 49ers say you can forget at the tea moas quarterback controvert. the team says there is no final decision on which quarterback is going to start against the new orleans saints on sunday. the 49ers are still waiting for word on whether alex smith is going to get medical clearance following his concussion two weeks ago. some news organizations are reporting that collin has been picked as the starter because he had the terrific game against the chicago bears on monday night. time is 8:39, a middle east leader who's been praised as a peacemaker is accused of a bold power play in his own country. and more trouble for comedian cat williams, the lawsuit he's facing following his on stage melt down in
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welcome back to morning's on 2. here's a live look at your big board, market open for an hour left today. traders encouraged by powerful economic tuesday from germany
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and china to engines of global growth. and watching shopping today, hoping it shows momentum in the economic recovery. our time is 8:43 let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories. we've been talking about this for a couple of hours now. three lanes are shut down on highway 101 in palo alto. there's been a they fall collision involving a chp -- there has been a fatal collision involving a chp officer. traffic is backed up for miles. authorities say one person was killed. two others in critical condition. a chp officer has minor injuries. look at the traffic, a sig alert has been issued. these lanes may not be open until 1:00 this afternoon. be aware. we'll bring you more details on the injuries and the investigate as we get them. meantime two people were detained by san rafael police. two others were wounded in an overnight shooting that
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happened outside of a san rafael nightclub. one victim is in serious condition and is in surgery. investigators think the shooting happened with a fight inside the nightclub. almost 20 people are needing a new place to live after an apartment fire overnight in san jose. a fire captain that was battling the flames was seriously hurt. the injuries include a concussion and neck injuries. investigators still want to know the cause of the fire. all over the bay area this morning the black friday shopping frenzy is underway. some bay area stores opened as early as 8:00 last night. they're going to stay open until very late tonight. well, the black friday rush got off to an ugly start in indianapolis. you can see the security people had to move in after a woman
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went on a rant inside that kmart store last night. they were passing out $200 vouchers for plasma tvs. but witnesses say the woman got angry when some of the shoppers started selling their vouchers to people who did not wait in line. >> everybody started going crazy about it and cops got called in and it became a mad house. >> the police did show up and escort that woman out of the store but we're told she was not arrested. >> in sacramento, though, there were pretty tense moments among shoppers there. >> i will stab one of you. >> that's one of the incidents. cameras were rolling. that shopper there threatened to injure someone badly when people started shoving trying to get into that store. a lot of people say there should have been more security on site there and said they really did not feel safe. >> police outside say a drunk driver ran over two holiday
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shoppers last night at warm mart. one of the victims was pinned under the suv. her injuries were so severe she had to be air lifted to a local trauma center. the 71-year-old driver that was arrested there on charges of vehicular assault. officers say they did smell alcohol on his breath. time now 8:46, a holiday offer going around that you need to stay away from. the better business bureau warning about text messages claiming to offer you thousand dollar gift cards for target and other major stores. they tell you to go to a web site to claim it and you're asked for your address, birthday and other personal information. >> that's where so many people get their personal information compromised. >> or stolen. >> target says it only sends out coupons to customer phones. by the way, if you get any of those suspicious text messages, the advice, delete it right away. >> well, a lot of businesses are seeing more and more shoppers because of the holidays and it makes it a
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prime target to see counterfeit bills popping up at the cash register. the long lines and the very busy store clerks create a rushed situation there. so the secret service is warning criminal often orrss often try to -- criminals often try to use that time to slip in counterfeit money and employees don't notice it half the time because of the crowds. if the bill looks and feels different, it probably is fake. new this morning, violence breaks out across egypt. there are crashes between opponents and the supporters of the new egyptian government. more than a dozen people have been hurt in the fighting today. while egypts president is winning praise around the world for helping to negotiate the cease fire, there is growing fear that mohammed morsi is rewriting laws to keep him in power. >> all the decisions the
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president has made since taking office are not subject to appeal in court or by any other authority. >> morsi's opponents say he's following a path to becoming a dictator. china is getting more involved in the crisis in the middle east while israel and the palestinian militants try to keep the cease fire going. beijing announced it is supporting hamas. they pledged a million dollars in aid, chai nassaus it's supporting pal ion -- -- some irate fans of a controversial comedian cat williams are taking him to court. >> that was williams booing the crowd another the arena saturday night. some have signed up for a class action lawsuit against williams. it accuses williams of bizarre behavior such as confronting a
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heckler, trying to confront three audience members and bolting from the stage after ten minutes. the suit says they deserve their money back. neither defendant has commented publicly. your time is 8:49 and ktvu's annual one warm coat drive kicks off today and joining us in san francisco is cissy, who is the director o of programs for the st. anthony's foundation and good morning cissy. >> good morning. >> it's a cold morning out there. kind of reminds us how much of a difference a warm coat can make for people. >> oh, my gosh, for anyone who lives in san francisco, you know how important it is to have a warm coat, especially unexpectedly in the summer when it's so cold here. but what's so important, too, is also the dignity for a lot of the folks we serve at st. anthony's by having something nice to wear. >> let's talk about who benefits from this drive. certainly it's a very easy thing to go in your closet get
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a gently used coat you may not wear anymore and bring that. tell me who these coats go to. >> these folks -- coats go to folks that are homeless or low income. grab a coat out of the closet. it may seem like a small thing just one coat but for folks that don't have a lot, it's incredibly important. we encourage you to do that today. >> we just watched video of people dropping off coats and the piles just keep growing. really a tremendous event today. what kind of response are you expecting. >> well, we're hoping to get a really good response today. i don't know if you can see some of the coats we have here, but it's just people are so generous this time of year, and it's just, i want to put a little thank you to ktvu and one warm coat to really help make such a big difference for folks this holiday season, especially for the folks at st.
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anthony's who desperately need clothing. >> when times are tough, you have an even bigger need than ever before. >> there are so many folks that have come in that may have lost their jobs and they're not used to being in need and it's places like st. anthony's and partnerships with one warm coat that make it important to change people's lives. >> thank you so much. we are privileged to be a part of this warm coat drive every year and we certainly hope it helps people stay warm this holiday season. >> absolutely. >> you can take your new or gently closed coaches to the ferry building in san francisco, broadway plaza in walnut creek; bay street in emeryville, we are going to be at those locations until 6 tonight. we have to tell you much more about the breaking news we've been telling you about, live we're following this major major traffic problems at this moment on highway 101, a deadly crash, it involves a chp
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officer. we're live on the ground there. we'll bring you the latest coming up. n
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time now, 8:54 we're following breaking news in palo alto, where one person has been killed in a crash on highway o 101 and 101 and it involves a chp vehicle. and janine de la vega is live with more on what may have caused this crash. >> reporter: it looks like the freeway is going to be closed here for quite some time.
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it is just still a mess out here. only one lane of traffic open in the northbound lanes of 101. near the embarcadero exit. three cars are involved in this accident, a white truck over there is one of the vehicles involved as well as that chp vehicle. to get more on this accident, i'm joined now by officer amelia jack with the chp. can you tell me what happened. >> approximately 6:49 this morning we received a call that there was a traffic collision involving a patrol vehicle and another vehicle that was overturned. upon our arrival, we found our patrol vehicle here had been struck. so the details that i've received so far is that our patrol vehicle had pulled up adjacent to a pickup truck on the shoulder who was broken down, changing a tire. they were both within the right hand shoulder and for an unknown reason as the patrol officer moved closer to the shoulder, he was struck from the rear by this lexus suv.
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the lexus suv continued northbound in the slow lane and then overturned on the shoulder and came to rest over off on the off ramp. as it overturned, two of the six parties in that suv were ejected. one o of -- of them sustained a major injury and one sustained fatal injuries. and the others in the vehicle sustained minor injuries. >> it was a family, traveling, a woman 44 years old. the officer has minor injuries. do we know how fast this car was traveling or if people were wearing seat belts. >> we're not sure of the speed or the cause as to why they swerved to the shoulder. the parties that were still within the vehicle after it overturned all had on seat belts. it's still being investigated whether the parties that were ejected had seat belts on. that's unknown. there were no children in the
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vehicle, although there was a teenager and they were all as we know right now related. >> reporter: thank you so much. again, we're told at least four hours, three lanes of highway 101 in the northbound direction here near the embarcadero exit could be closed. try to use 280 and avoid this area. reporting live, janine de la vega, ktvu news. let's go to tara moriarty to talk about how to get around this area. tara. >> it's affecting traffic obviously. it's paralyzed it for miles. the accident happening 101 northbound just before embarcadero road exit. here is a live look from chopper 2 and you can see how bad that back up is. there's only one lane open so again, take 280 this morning. 8:58. let's head back to the desk. >> that's our report for this morning. we thank you for joining us. we'll see you later. into their work,
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their name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small.

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